Our technically qualified team of patent and trade mark attorneys have extensive experience in assisting pharmaceutical companies in all aspects of their IP portfolios in marketplaces across Asia-Pacific through our expertise in patent term extensions, data exclusivity, regulatory approval and all other aspects of advice relating to their core commercial products.

Our ability to deliver high quality IP services to the pharmaceutical sector is enhanced by our Chemical / Life Sciences Patent Team comprised of scientists trained in a broad range of technologies relevant to pharmaceutical companies, including cardiovascular, immunoscience, metabolics, neuroscience, oncology and virology.

The trade marks team of Spruson & Ferguson has a long history of representing innovative pharma in trade mark matters. Our professionals have a deep understanding of the potential issues of trade mark registration of pharmaceutical brands and they are familiar with the Australian Trade Mark Office practice towards pharmaceutical marks, including INN stems. Our dedicated trade mark searching team have experience in pharmaceutical trade mark searches and regularly conduct direct searches of relevant pharmaceutical name and image databases.

Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers regularly advise its pharmaceutical clients on a wide variety of matters, from general advertising and promotion regulation to consumer protection law, as well as advice on specific biopharma industry codes of conduct and applicable biopharma legislation.

Our patent litigation team has an outstanding reputation in the enforcement of IP rights and has acted in some of the most keenly contested pharmaceutical patent cases in Australia.







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